Category Archives: Books

My book on Dreamweaver CS5.5 is now available online

My new book, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3, is now available as Rough Cuts in the Safari Online Library and Creative Edge. In spite of being published as Rough Cuts, … Continue reading

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My Next Book: Dreamweaver CS5.5 for Mobile

I’ve been burning the midnight oil since the beginning of this year, working on my next book—Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3: Studio Techniques. The book is now complete, and is scheduled to go live on … Continue reading

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Missing file for PHP Solutions, Second Edition

A couple of readers have reported that download.php was missing from the ch07 folder of the download files for PHP Solutions, Second Edition. The zip file on the friends of ED download page has now been updated. If you downloaded … Continue reading

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Understanding PHP variable variables

A few days ago, I was contacted by a reader of PHP Solutions, who was confused by the following line of code in the mail-processing script: ${$key} = $temp; He wanted to know why I had wrapped a variable in … Continue reading

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Files for Kindle version of Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP

The files accompanying Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: Training from the Source are on the CD-ROM at the back of the printed book. So, what do you do if you have bought the Kindle version and there’s no CD-ROM? Depending on … Continue reading

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PHP Solutions second edition now available

It’s almost exactly four years since PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy was first published. The book has proved extremely popular, but a lot has happened in PHP since it was first published. Support for PHP 4 was abandoned … Continue reading

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DW CS5 with PHP book on Rough Cuts

If you would like to get early access to my next book “Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: Training from the Source”, the first six chapters (of 12) are now available as Rough Cuts in Creative Edge and Safari Books Online. … Continue reading

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Dreamweaver CS5 is good news for PHP devs

So, Adobe has finally released details of Creative Suite 5, and you’ll be able to get your hands on it at the end of this month. As the author of a forthcoming book on Dreamweaver (Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: … Continue reading

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Getting StartED with CSS now available

My latest book, Getting StartED with CSS, has been published, and is already in stock at Amazon.com. “Who needs yet another book on CSS?” you may ask. The reason I wrote it is because I felt the process of learning … Continue reading

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Meet me at MAX

In a few hours’ time, I get in a plane and fly off to Los Angeles for Adobe MAX. It’s my first time in southern California, so I’m really looking forward to it. It will also be great to hang … Continue reading

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